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Reunited '80s Rockers HARLOW To Play This Year's ROCKLAHOMA

'80s glam band HARLOW are back together after 15 years and are planning on releasing a new record, "Now and Then", in June on Retrospect Records. Currently bassist-less, HARLOW has enlisted a few friends to lay down the bass tracks on the new record, including Steve Priest from THE SWEET and Jeff Pilson from DOKKEN, ...

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BENEDICTUM Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARZ Festival

San Diego, California-based, female-fronted metallers BENEDICTUM have been confirmed for this year's Rock Harz open-air festival, set to take place July 17-19, 2008 in Osterode/Förste, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALESTORM AMON AMARTH BELOVED ENEMY BENEDICTUM CAST IN SILENCE CREMATORY DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA DOWN BELOW EISBRECHER FEUERSCHWANZ KNORKATOR ...

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BENEDICTUM Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

San Diego, California-based, female-fronted metallers BENEDICTUM have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 24-26, 2008 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABANDONED AMULANCE ANCESTRAL AXEHAMMER BENEDICTUM BLACK HAWK BLAZE BAYLEY DEADLY BLESSING DEATH SS DÉTENTE IMPALER LETHAL MESSENGER MORTAL ...

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Ex-KISS, MOTÖRHEAD, IRON MAIDEN Members Featured On 'The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Tribute'

Cleopatra Records has released a two-CD set called "LedBox - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Tribute" on the Deadline label. This 25-song double CD set contains contributions from many great classic rock artists, including the following: Eric Bloom (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT) Brian Robertson (MOTÖRHEAD, THIN LIZZY) Tony Franklin (THE FIRM) Doane Perry (JETHRO TULL) Pat Travers ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DEATHRIDERS Members Perform AC/DC Classic At NAMM; Video Available

Rough video footage of DEATHRIDERS singer Neil Turbin (ex-ANTHRAX) performing the AC/DC classic "Highway To Hell" with Brian Tichy (OZZY OSBOURNE, FOREIGNER, VELVET REVOLVER, BILLY IDOL) on drums, John "J.D." Servio (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) on bass, and members of San Diego band NEMESIS at the Anaheim Hilton lobby this past Saturday night (January 19) during ...

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UFO Keyboardist Checks In

UFO keyboardist Paul Raymond has posted a lengthy update on his official web site. An excerpt follows: "Now we've put the festive season behind us, we can start looking ahead to the upcoming U.S. tour in April and May. We haven't toured in the states since 2005 as I recall, which is a real shame ...

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LIBERTY N' JUSTICE: New Song Featuring LILLIAN AXE Singer Posted Online

Versailles Records will release a "greatest-hits" LP from Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE, entitled "4-ALL: The Best of LNJ". Due on March 28, this compilation features a "who's who" guest-star list of hard rock and heavy metal legends, including Lou Gramm (ex-FOREIGNER), Sebastian Bach (ex-SKID ROW), Michael Sweet (STRYPER), Mark Slaughter (SLAUGHTER), Jack Russell (GREAT ...

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Bassist JEFF PILSON On FOREIGNER, LED ZEPPELIN And GEORGE LYNCH

Bassist Jeff Pilson (FOREIGNER, WAR & PEACE, ex-DOKKEN) has issued the following: "2007 turned out to be an exhausting touring year for FOREIGNER. Our original intention of starting a new record was sidelined when it became apparent the touring schedule simply wouldn't allow the time needed to do the job right. So this year we ...

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BENEDICTUM: Another New Song Posted Online

San Diego, California-based, female-fronted metallers BENEDICTUM have posted another new song, "Steel Rain", taken from the group's sophomore album, "Seasons of Tragedy", on the band's MySpace page. A video trailer for "Seasons of Tragedy" can be viewed below. Due in Europe on January 25 via Locomotive Records (March 4 in the U.S.), the ...

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BENEDICTUM: New Song Posted Online

San Diego, California-based, female-fronted metallers BENEDICTUM have posted a new song, "Beast in the Field", taken from the group's sophomore album, "Seasons of Tragedy", on their MySpace page. Also available at the same location is an audio interview with producer Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, FOREIGNER). A video trailer for "Seasons of Tragedy" can be ...

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BENEDICTUM: 'Seasons Of Tragedy' Trailer Available

A video trailer for BENEDICTUM's sophomore album, "Seasons of Tragedy", can be viewed below. Due in Europe on January 25 via Locomotive Records (March 4 in the U.S.), the follow-up to 2006's "Uncreation" will contain 10 original songs plus a cover version of the ACCEPT classic "Balls to the Wall". The digipack edition will also ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: Reunion Concert To Be Filmed For DVD Release

According to MTV.ca, LED ZEPPELIN's reunion concert in London, which is scheduled to take place tonight (Monday, December 10) will be recorded for a DVD release. The show, which pays tribute to the Atlantic Records co-founder will feature additional performances from FOREIGNER, Paul Rodgers, Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts. There's no word on when the ...

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Latvia's SUPERHUMAN To Support ALICE COOPER In Riga

Latvian rock band SUPERHUMAN will support ALICE COOPER and FOREIGNER at Arena Riga in Latvia on Saturday, December 1. SUPERHUMAN previously opened for BILLY IDOL and REAMONN on the Latvian stops of their European tours. SUPERHUMAN's debut album "As Human As We Are" — which was released in August via Sound Division — was produced ...

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BENEDICTUM: 'Seasons Of Tragedy' Pushed Back Two Weeks

San Diego, California-based metallers BENEDICTUM have pushed back the European release date of their sophomore album, "Seasons of Tragedy", to January 25 from the previously announced January 11 (via Locomotive Records). Due on March 4 in the U.S., the follow-up to 2006's "Uncreation" will contain 10 original songs plus a cover version of the ACCEPT ...

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BENEDICTUM: 'Seasons Of Tragedy' Cover Artwork Revealed

San Diego, California-based, female-fronted metallers BENEDICTUM will release their sophomore album, "Seasons of Tragedy", in Europe on January 11, 2008 via Locomotive Records (March 4 in the U.S.). The follow-up to 2006's "Uncreation" will contain 10 original songs plus a cover version of the ACCEPT classic "Balls to the Wall". The digipack edition will also ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Tour Rumors Persist

The Pulse of Radio reports: LED ZEPPELIN tour rumors continue to circulate. The latest speculation comes after Jimmy Page hinted he would consider additional reunion shows. ZEPPELIN is set to play a one-off reunion in London on December 10. The date was just pushed back after Page broke his finger. Now Yahoo! Music is reporting ...

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JIMMY PAGE Apologizes For LED ZEPPELIN Reunion Concert Postponement

The heavily anticipated reunion of the surviving members of LED ZEPPELIN, scheduled for November 26 at the O2 Arena in London, has been postponed until December 10. According to a press statement, the concert, a tribute to late Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun, has been pushed back because ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page fractured a finger. ...

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LED ZEPPELIN's 'Return Flight Interview' Posted Online

In 1998, Yahoo! Music's predecessor Launch traversed to New York City for the privilege of a rare sit-down video interview with LED ZEPPELIN founders Jimmy Page and Robert Plant. Page and Plant — who'd already reunited a few years earlier for the "No Quarter" album — had just finished making their "Walking Into Clarksdale" album ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: Reunion Show Postponed

According to RollingStone.com, LED ZEPPELIN's November 26 reunion concert has been pushed back to December 10 because guitarist Jimmy Page fractured his finger. The injury, which he sustained this past weekend, will make him unable to play guitar for the next three weeks. "I am disappointed that we are forced to postpone the concert by ...

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